Dr. Ruth Mattern, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 68
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ruth Mattern, MD
Dr. Ruth Mattern, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Buffalo, NY. She is 68 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Mattern is affiliated with Erie County Medical Center.

1176 Main St

Buffalo, NY 14209

Contact Information

(716) 881-7900

Dr. Ruth Mattern, MD

Dr. Ruth Mattern, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Blind Hypotensive Eye
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more than 95% of peers
Farsightedness
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more than 75% of peers
Iridocyclitis
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more than 70% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mattern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mattern accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Mattern has admitting privileges

Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider St
Buffalo, NY 14215
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